Witch Hazel (water extraction)
We'd normally source a few places to discover the history of the plants we use but this article from The Atlantic is so thorough, we've decided to cheat and leave a link here for you in case you're curious about this healing plant;
Witch hazel has been getting a bad rap as of late. Products that use a witch hazel distilled with alcohol are drying, and only beneficial if skin is oily and acne prone. However, we've discovered a steam based extraction method which makes a botanical that is antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal. AKA amazing for kicking acne and mascne to the curb.
Our witch hazel is blended with a variety of herbs to form a gently astringent toner that will heal pimples, prevent new ones, slough dry flakes and deposit a layer of protection from every day skin stresses.